Andrea Bianconi (Arzignano,1974) lives and works between Brooklyn (NY) and Vicenza (Italy).
He has recently exhibited in a solo show at the MSK Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent (Belgium), and he also has participated at the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art with a public performance around Red Square, Kremlin and Manege and with a 97 meters wall drawing installation. His past solo-exhibitions and group shows include Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. for the 150 anniversary of the Italian unification; Museu do Meio Ambiente in Rio de Janeiro; Centro del Carmen, Valencia, Spain; Matadero, Madrid, Spain; Film Society Lincoln Center, New York; Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; Swiss Architecture Museum (S AM), Basel, Switzerland ; Kunsthal Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, Denmark; ISCP, Brooklyn, NY; Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy; Furini Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy; Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas; Volta Show, New York.
Bianconi has also had numerous public art performances such as Summer Night Series, Union Square NYC; Italian Cultural Institute, NYC; Tina B – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Czech Republic; Postcard People, Peekskill Project V, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), NY; The Chinese Umbrella Hat Project (Part I), Wujiang Rd West Nanjing Rd, Shanghai, China a collateral event of the Expo 2010; The Chinese Umbrella Hat Project (Part II), Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy a collateral event of the 54 Venice Biennial 2011.
His work has been reviewed in leading art journals and mainstream publications alike, among them, Vogue, Artforum, Interni, Flash Art, La Repubblica, Il Sole 24 Ore, Double Magazine, El Mundo, Bejing Times, Shanghai Daily, Elle Décor.
In 2011 Charta published his first monography; in 2012 Cura.Books published his first artist book, “ROMANCE” and in 2013 his second artist book “FABLE” both has been launched at MoMA PS1, NYC; Fable is in the MoMA Collection. He made the cover for Connectivity 2013 published by New York Public Library in NYC.
In 2016 an anthology of his 10 years of performance (2006 – 2016) published by Silvana Editoriale, was released in conjunction with a retrospective at Casa Testori, Milan.